All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘google accounts’

Google Cloud Connect May Be Important Piece in Google’s Overall Strategy

Google announced a new feature of Google Docs today, called Google Cloud Connect for Microsoft Office. The feature comes from Google’s acquisition of DocVese, a company that specialized in the real-time sharing and editing of documents, earlier this year. They paid $25 million for it, and it could turn out to be a huge piece of the puzzle in winning over Microsoft Office users. 

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Google Lets Users Sign Up With Yahoo Accounts

Google has announced that it is now using OpenID for its signup process. Yahoo users can sign up for a Google Account with their existing email address. 

Google says that "a much larger number of people" complete the email verification process when OpenID is used. 

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Google Users Can Sign Into Multiple Accounts

Alex Chitu at Googler Operating System has spotted a new Google feature that should please a lot of users. Some accounts now have an option for multiple sign-in, meaning they can log in to more than one Google account from a single browser at the same time.

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Google Adds Suspicious Log-in Detection to Google Accounts

Google is extending the suspicious log-in detection feature it recently launched for Gmail to all Google account users, starting this week. If you use any Google product that requires you to log-in with a Google account, this applies to you.

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Google Launches 2 New Mobile Features for Maps

Last week, Google introduced personalized suggestions for Google Maps. This lets signed in users who have web history enabled find places faster as Google suggests places based on past searches. Now they have launched the feature for Google Maps for Mobile on Android.

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Google Luring More Account Users with New News Feature?

Google News continues to become a much more personalized experience for users. Back in November, the company launched the Custom Sections Directory feature, which lets users set up sections on topics of interest, which they can share with other users.

Now Google has added the ability to star story clusters that are of interest to each user. You use this feature, just as you would star messages in Gmail or stories in Google reader.

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